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Live Rogue Valley theater, streaming stage: Dec. 31

Lisa Birnbaum, Amy Lizardo, and Ensemble in a scene from "It's Christmas, Carol!" at the Oregon Shake Speare Festival. See listing below. Photo by Jenny Graham for OSF.

Editor’s note: Masks are required in all indoor public spaces in Oregon. Check with all venues listed in Tempo to confirm events.

Camelot Theatre: 101 Talent Ave., Talent. Tickets and information available at camelottheatre.org or 541-535-5250. Group and discounted season packages are available. Box Office hours are noon to 5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays.

‘Elf, The Musical’: Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity. Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a human until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father and discover his true identity. Faced with the harsh realities that his father is on the naughty list and his half-brother doesn’t even believe in Santa, Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. A final performance is scheduled for 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31. Regular tickets are $33-$38. Special performances will be offered. See the theatre’s website for additional information.

‘Spotlight on Bobby Darin’: Camelot will open its 2022 season with an Exclusive Spotlight presentation on the American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, impressionist and actor Bobby Darin, whose combination of brashness, good looks and talent made him one of the nation’s leading singers of popular songs. He performed jazz, pop, rock and roll, folk, swing and country music. Darin started his career as a songwriter for Connie Francis and recorded his first million-selling single, “Splish Splash” in 1958. Camelot’s tribute to Bobby Darin will include songs such as “Beyond the Sea,” “Dream Lover,” “Splish Splash,” “Mack the Knife,” “Things,” “Clementine,” “I Ain’t Sharin’ Sharon” and many more. Directed by Karl Iverson and starring Austin Kelly. Performances are set for 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, Jan. 6-29, and at 2 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 9-30. Regular tickets are $20 to $38. A special preview performance will be offered at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6. Preview tickets are $20.

Collaborative Theatre Project: 555 Medford Center, Medford. Tickets and information are available at ctpmedford.org, on Facebook, or by calling the Box Office at 541-779-1055. Group rates are available.

‘The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe’: Based on the Joseph Robinette adaptation, this dramatization of C.S. Lewis’ classic work recreates the magic and mystery of Aslan, the great lion, his struggle with the White Witch, and the adventures of three children who inadvertently wander from an old wardrobe into the exciting, never-to-be-forgotten Narnia. The unicorn, the centaur and other forest animals, along with Father Christmas, Mr. and Mrs. Beaver and Tumnus the Faun also play their part in this story of love, faith, courage and giving. With its triumph of good over evil, it’s a true celebration of life. Directed and choreographed by Joey Larimer and Susan Aversa. Performances are set for 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 31-Jan. 1, and at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 2. Tickets are $30, $25 for students and seniors. A special New Year’s Eve performance pre-show will have treats provided by Tap & Vine. See website for details.

Oregon Cabaret Theatre: 241 Hargadine St, on the corner of First and Hargadine streets, Ashland. Tickets and information are available at oregoncabaret.com or by calling 541-488-2902. Reservations are required for pre-show dinner and brunch. Appetizers, beverages and desserts are available without reservations. Student rush tickets are $15 and can be purchased 30 minutes before curtain with valid ID, subject to availability. Group discounts available.

‘Christmas, Contigo’: The lechón is roasting, the yuca bubbles and the flan is steaming in the oven, all the trappings of Noche Buena! For Iris Delgado Piñeira, it means the trip back to her family home in Hialeah, except this year she’s bringing a surprise, her boyfriend and soon-to-be fiancé, Bryan, to meet her parents and her aging abuela. Just another ingredient in the chaos before Christmas. Join the Delgado-Piñeiras as they fall in love, reconnect, rediscover traditions and prepare a Noche Buena for the ages. A final performance is set for 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31. Were it a movie, “Contigo” would be Rated PG, with some adult themes and mild language. Tickets are $43, $39 or $29.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival: 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Showtimes, ticket prices and information available at osfashland.org or at 800-219-8161. Group discounts available.

O! digital: OSF’s interactive and immersive digital content platform, O!, can be accessed for free at osfashland.org/digital. Some content will be accessed for a fee, including streaming plays.

Live Performances:

‘It’s Christmas, Carol!’: OSF will present its first-ever holiday season show, “It’s Christmas, Carol.” On Christmas Eve, three ghosts take miserly businesswoman Carol Scroogenhouse through time and space to reckon with how she’s abandoned humanity for hollow capitalism. Whisked to a Shakespearean theatre, prehistoric holiday celebrations and a Zombie future, will Carol find her soul with the help of these apparitions? The play is a zany, hilarious, song-filled twist on Dickens classic story, the holidays and Shakespeare, with a dose of the Marx Brothers, fractured carols and more. Written by Mark Bedard, Brent Hinkley and John Tufts, and directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh. Performances are scheduled through Jan. 2. Tickets are $35-$80 and are available now online or by calling the OSF Box Office.